Jonathan Jones was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 6, 2016.
2016 (16/1, 3/0)
- Made his NFL debut and totaled one special teams tackle in the win at Arizona (9//11).
- Saw action on special teams in the win vs. Miami (9/18).
- Played on special teams in the win vs. Houston (9/22)
- Played on special teams vs. Buffalo (10/2).
- Recorded his first career defensive tackle in the win at Cleveland (10/9).
- Saw action on special teams in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16).
- Played on special teams at Pittsburgh (10/23), at Buffalo (10/30) and vs. Seattle (11/13).
- Recorded one special teams tackle in the win at San Francisco (11/20).
- Totaled two special teams tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
- Registered one special teams tackle in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4).
- Recorded two total defensive tackles in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12) and downed a Ryan Allen punt at the Baltimore yard-line which led to a New England safety when Malcolm Brown tackled RB Kenneth Dixon in the end zone.
- Made his first NFL start in the Patriots nickel defense in the win at Denver (12/18). Recovered a punt muffed by Jordan Norwood on the 31-yard line in the first quarter to set up a Patriots scoring drive and give New England an early lead.
- Recorded one special teams tackle in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24).
- Recorded one special teams tackle and forced one fumble on special teams in the win at Miami (1/1).
- Made his NFL postseason debut in the Divisional Round game vs. Houston (1/14).
- Led the team with three special teams tackles in the AFC Championship game vs. Pittsburgh (1/22).
- Contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle in the Super Bowl LI victory over Atlanta (2/5).
- Four-year starter at cornerback, played in 45 games over four seasons and accumulated 129 tackles, seven interceptions, 26 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries at Auburn.
- Ranked ninth nationally as a junior with six interceptions in 2014.
- Born Sept. 20, 1993, to Stacey and Sharon Jones.
- Majored in business administration at Auburn.